How to Stand Up to Bullies

How to Stand Up to Bullies

Jennifer Lawrence, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Robert Patterson, Miley Cyrus, Marshall Mathers (Eminem), and Lady Gaga share more than celebrity status.  They know what it’s like to be bullied. “Girls can be mean,” said Jennifer Lawrence. ...

How to Talk to Teens About Social Issues

After speaking at a leadership conference, I left a hotel in downtown Atlanta to look for a good place to eat.  A large crowd of young demonstrators poured into the streets. They held signs with powerful messages such as “Stand Up to Racism,” “Black...

How to Say What You Want & Need

Why is it so hard to ask for what you want? A friend who is a small business owner furiously explained her anger about a recent exchange with a graphic designer.  Although she discussed and agreed upon specific marketing products from his portfolio, the materials she...

How Important Is It?

Anger is a normal, healthy – and often uncomfortable – emotion.  It is one thing to sit with a difficult emotion long enough to feel and release it; it’s another to repeatedly relive an anger-inducing situation until it dominates your thoughts....

How to Resolve Group Conflicts

I almost got up and walked out of the meeting. Marcy and Marti were two committee members who often accused one another of not listening.  Feelings were bruised.  Voices raised.  Other members slowly checked out of the discussion.  Including me. The experience was...

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